Alan Boehm - RIP

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Billy Hornsby (Billy2292) on Friday, March 24, 2017 - 10:55 am:  Edit

Good man!

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:31 am:  Edit

For those who might not quite remember and those who might not have known. Al retired out of the Firearms Division of the Army Crime Lab prior to going into the civilian work force.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Carl Craig - Forum Moderator (Ccraig) on Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 09:41 pm:  Edit

Alan Phillip Boehm
August 25, 1947 - February 13, 2017

Alan was born in Sandpoint, ID to parents John & Laurene Boehm. He grew up in Clark Fork, ID and graduated from there in 1966. After graduation, he went on to attend North Idaho College and later received his BS from New York University. He enlisted in the Army, where he served for twenty-two years with the CID in the Law Enforcement division where he achieved the rank of CW4. While in the service Alan received many commendations, which included two Bronze Stars, along with the Meritorious Service Medal. He was stationed in various locations throughout his career, including Hawaii, Vietnam and Japan. After retiring from the military he went to work for the Justice Department of Montana with the State Crime Lab in Missoula, MT. as a Firearms Examiner. His work ethic was exemplary and he was known throughout the United States for his work. He worked in this capacity for twelve years until a tragic accident forced him to retire. His friend, and co-worker, Dr. Gary Dale, called him the most thoughtful person he knew. His stepson, Chris, described him as an “Officer and a Gentlemen".

While stationed in Hawaii, Alan married his first wife, Diane, in 1970. They had two children, Alan Jr. and Heather. He always felt they were his greatest accomplishments. He has three grand daughters Samantha, Sydney, and Rylan. He was a husband, father, grandfather, son, brother and mentor.

Alan enjoyed hunting, fishing, gold panning, collecting coins and Indian Artwork which he displayed in his basement "museum".

Alan lived in LoLo, Mt with his partner of sixteen years, Connie. They moved to Spokane, WA in 2015 and were married a year later.

Alan is survived by his wife Connie Boehm in their home, his son Dr. Alan Boehm Jr. (Kim) Raleigh, NC and his daughter Heather Maginn (Patrick) Duluth, GA. His step son Chris Kirsop (Karen) Flagstaff, AZ and step daughter Lori Kirsop Phoenix, AZ. His two sisters Lois Frazier, Spokane, WA, and Shirley Whitaker (Alan) Spokane, WA. His brother Don Boehm (Bonnie), Post Falls, ID. He also has ten nieces and nephews, and all their children.

Services for Alan will be held on Saturday, February 25, at Coffelt Funeral Home in Sandpoint, ID. officiated by the Clark Fork Methodist minister T. J. Parker.

Following the service will be Military Honors at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Sandpoint.

Reception following at the VFW Hall.

Source Coffelt Funeral Service
109 N. Division Ave.
Sandpoint, Idaho 83864

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